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The American Theatre Wing's 2012 Tony Awards Announce Official Calendar of Events

The Tony Awards

THE AMERICAN THEATRE WING’S
2012 TONY AWARDS
®

ANNOUNCES CALENDAR OF OFFICIAL TONY EVENTS

New York, New York (February 29, 2012) – The Tony Awards have announced the calendar for the upcoming 2011-2012 Tony Award season.  The American Theatre Wing’s 66th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, which are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will air on CBS on Sunday, June 10th from 8:00 – 11:00 PM (ET/PT time delay). 

Following please find an outline of 2012 Tony Award events & dates:

Thursday, April 26th 

Official cut-off for 2011-2012 Tony Eligibility

Tuesday, May 1st    

The 2012 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT, sponsored by IBM, will take place at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center.  A live webcast of the event will be available at www.TonyAwards.com.  A complete list of the 2012 nominations will be available at www.TonyAwards.com immediately following the webcast. 

Wednesday, May 2nd 

The annual MEET THE NOMINEES PRESS RECEPTION where the nominees will speak with media outlets from around the world about their Tony Nominations, will take place at the Millennium Broadway Times Square.

Thursday, May 31st

The exclusive TONY NOMINEES’ LUNCHEON, hosted by InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is a chance for the nominees to celebrate each other’s achievements and receive their nomination certificates. The luncheon will be held at the InterContinental Times Square Hotel. This event is closed to the media.


Saturday, June 9th

The 2012 Tony Eve Cocktail Party, hosted by InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, presents the Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre, as well as honoring our Special award recipients will take place at the InterContinental Times Square Hotel. 

Sunday, June 10th

THE 66th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS take place at the Beacon Theatre.  The three-hour ceremony will be broadcast live (ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network from 8:00 – 11:00 PM.   The awards will be followed by the invite-only Tony Gala.

For more information on the Tony Awards, visit TonyAwards.com and Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards and follow @TheTonyAwards on Twitter.

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About the Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nick Scandalios is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2012 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2012 Tony Awards.

IBM, an official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards website, www.TonyAwards.com.  Audemars Piguet is the presenting sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet and Green Room.  United Airlines is the official airline of the Tony Awards.  Avis is the official rental car of the Tony Awards.